The Pass Fire is contained at approximately 20 acres and will be in patrol status for 3 days
todd / 6:21 p.m.
Per Pass IC, line has been completed around the northern part of Stapp Road. Requesting to continue 2 additional state engines, the High Rock crews, 1 dozer and two additional water tenders, the balance can cancel. Bridgeville, Carlotta and Kneeland Fire also have resources at scene.
todd / 5:44 p.m.
Showers Pass Vegetation Fire: Showers Pass Road cross of Stapp Road; Ground resources at scene report a fire moving uphill at a slow rate of spread, burning into the timber and 5-7 acres in size. There are possibly two separate fires in close proximity. Initial resources dispatched include Cal Fire Battalion 1213, Air Attack 120, Tanker 96, Copter 902, Engines 1273, 1263 and 1261, Transport Dozer 1240, High Rock Crews 1 and 4. Battalion 1213 has assumed “Pass IC” and is requesting 2 additional crews, 1 more dozer and 3 additional state engines. The air resources arrived over the reported location but were unable to locate the incident due to a heavy cloud layer and all aircraft have since returned to Rohnerville. Additional response for Eel River Crews 3 and 4, Transport Dozer 1242, Engines 1274, 1282 and 1284.
todd / 11:44 a.m.
Per Bird IC, they are switching to a defensive mode with multiple neighboring residential structure exposures threatened. Bird IC is requesting two additional engines added to the response. The current dispatch includes Arcata Fire all call, Blue Lake Fire, Westhaven Fire and Fieldbrook Fire. The Samoa Fire engine that was responding to cover the Arcata response area is now being diverted to the scene.
todd / 11:36 a.m.
McKinleyville Structure Fire: 1800 block of Bird Ave. off the School Road side of Bird. Responding units reported heavy black smoke visible from 101. Captain 8205 is on scene with a fully involved residential structure, requesting next unit in take fire attack. 8205 is attempting to determine whether there are occupants inside the structure. Captain 8205 will be “Bird IC”. Engine 8211 is at scene.